Yamuna Menon

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Connecticut State Director, Northeast Charter Schools Network

Hartford, Connecticut

Yamuna Menon is the Connecticut state director of the Northeast Charter Schools Network. She has more than a decade of community organizing and educational experience.

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Posted May 8, 2018

Opening These Two New Schools Would Give Connecticut Parents What They Deserve: A Choice

As we celebrate National Charter Schools Week across the country, we take note of how far we have come since…

By Yamuna Menon

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Posted Nov. 18, 2021

If You’ve Been Silent About Child Justice, We Need You Now More Than Ever

We have a problem. The global COVID-19 pandemic has not only created a storm of challenges in policy and practice for public education; it also…

By Chris Stewart

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Posted Dec. 1, 2021

The Gifted and Talented Debates Aren’t About Rigor, They’re About Access

An interesting, complicated, and rather polarizing trend is going around in American education, and it has to do with special admission schools and the designation…

By Zachary Wright 

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Posted Nov. 30, 2021

Principals Must Be Hope Dealers In Schools and Communities

During a recent conversation, Murleen Coakley, principal of Greenfield Union in the Detroit Public Schools Community District, reminded me how much being a great principal…

By Robert Simmons

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